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Ola in talks with China's Tencent to raise $400 mn; deal may value co above $4 bn
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Ola in talks with China's Tencent to raise $400 mn; deal may value co above $4 bn

The fund-raising exercise, if successful, would push Ola's valuation to over $4 billion

With Travis Kalanick out of the picture, Uber's ultimate test starts now
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With Travis Kalanick out of the picture, Uber's ultimate test starts now

Many a times the founders may not be the best person to lead the company through all its stages.

Uber to adopt recommendations from Holder investigations
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Uber to adopt recommendations from Holder investigations

The board's decisions follow a series of public-relations crises for Uber. The company faces a criminal probe related to a technology it created called Greyball that was used to deceive regulators in cities where it was operating.

Uber fires APAC head for accessing medical reports of Indian rape survivor
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Uber fires APAC head for accessing medical reports of Indian rape survivor

It was also reported that Uber's CEO, Travis Kalanick, and the senior Vice President Emil Michael also went through the report and were in disbelief whether a rape could have happened.

Uber to share details on sexual harassment allegations today
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Uber to share details on sexual harassment allegations today

In February, Susan Fowler, a female former engineer at Uber, said in a blog post that managers and human resources officers at the company had not punished her manager after she reported his unwanted sexual advances, and even threatened her with a poor performance review.

Ola in talks to raise $100 mn from Rata Tata-backed fund, US-based hedge fund: Report
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Ola in talks to raise $100 mn from Rata Tata-backed fund, US-based hedge fund: Report

Separately, Ola is also in negotiations to raise $200 million from a series of investors

Why startup nationalism in India makes sense in the age of Trump
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Why startup nationalism in India makes sense in the age of Trump

Taking both predatory capitalism and the rise of Trumpism into account, there is definitely a case for limited protection to startups like Flipkart and Ola

Uber update for iOS delivers the revamped app experience
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Uber update for iOS delivers the revamped app experience

The new Uber app gets a complete design overhaul and is expected to take users back to its humble beginnings with a modern twist.

Dear Uber, do you really 'love' the taxi-riders in Mumbai?
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Dear Uber, do you really 'love' the taxi-riders in Mumbai?

If it really cares about the customer, why is Uber shying away from a maximum fare restriction

Uber starts campaign against Maharashtra draft rules, urges Mumbaikars to sign petition
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Uber starts campaign against Maharashtra draft rules, urges Mumbaikars to sign petition

Uber also said the stringent rules recommended by the government can threaten the livelihood of thousands of drivers because the new, higher permit fees are prohibitively expensive for them

Ola admits predatory pricing is detrimental to industry, but says co reacts to competition
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Ola admits predatory pricing is detrimental to industry, but says co reacts to competition

Ola's deep-pocketed US rival Uber, which sold off its China business in August, is now pumping in investments and focussing on ramping up its presence in the Indian market

Ola follows Uber, slashes its 'share' service fare by 45%, expands to 3 new cities
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Ola follows Uber, slashes its 'share' service fare by 45%, expands to 3 new cities

The highest reduction has been done in Mumbai and Bengaluru, where the fare has been revised to about Rs 3 per km

60 years of auto: Ola bets big on the transforming  culture of rickshaws
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60 years of auto: Ola bets big on the transforming culture of rickshaws

In the past couple of years, the auto industry has been changing, and for good. As the good old autorickshaw completes 60 years since it was founded, we speak to Anand Subramanian, Senior Director, PR and Communications, and Sandeep Sahni, VP of New Initiatives, who tell us the Ola Auto story.

Is surge pricing by Uber and Ola legal in India?
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Is surge pricing by Uber and Ola legal in India?

Taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola revolutionised the taxi service system through technology. While these services are extremely popular, their surge pricing systems have invited controversy around the world

'Law-abiding' Ola alleges Uber doesn't respect Indian rules
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'Law-abiding' Ola alleges Uber doesn't respect Indian rules

Ola Cabs on Monday submitted in the Karnataka High Court that it has complied with all requirements of government rules for its operations

Meet ApnaCabs, the 'kaali peeli' taxi aggregator
Startup

Meet ApnaCabs, the 'kaali peeli' taxi aggregator

ApnaCabs aims to bring the multi-million dollar idea of taxi aggregation to existing kaali peeli taxis and Cool Cabs and offer transport via a phone call or mobile app.

Uber, Ola and others: The secret (chilli) sauce of surge pricing
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Uber, Ola and others: The secret (chilli) sauce of surge pricing

Surge pricing, where fares are raised when demand is higher than the number of available cabs, has been a topic of discussion for sometime now.

Uber brings down fares in 10 non-metro cities by up to 22%; base tariff at Rs 25 Vs Rs 40
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Uber brings down fares in 10 non-metro cities by up to 22%; base tariff at Rs 25 Vs Rs 40

While fares have been slashed by 9 percent in cities like Indore and Nagpur, the same has been cut by 22 percent in Jodhpur and Udaipur for its affordable service, uberGO

Taxi war reaches court: Uber alleges Ola created 93,000 false accounts, seeks Rs 50 cr damages
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Taxi war reaches court: Uber alleges Ola created 93,000 false accounts, seeks Rs 50 cr damages

Delhi HC sought response of company which runs Ola cab service, on its competitor Uber's plea seeking damages from Ola for allegedly interfering in business

Uber drivers to get collateral free SBI vehicle loans at competitive interest rate
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Uber drivers to get collateral free SBI vehicle loans at competitive interest rate

All loans will be covered under the government's Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana Scheme